Taram: a Minangkabau Village

Australia, 1974

Film
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Episode of Series “Our Asian neighbours: Indonesia”.
In the Indonesian village of Taram, Sumatra, the clan inheritance is passed from mother to daughter - a matrilineal society. The husband is considered a guest in his wife’s house. This film centres around a man of high rank in the village. It shows the daily occupations of the villagers, and a ceremony in which the hereditary clan leaders are raised

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Credits

producer

John Morris

production company

Film Australia

director

Brian Hannant

Keith Gow

Duration

00:22:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1974

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Our Asian neighbours: Indonesia

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

010597

Language

English

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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